Tag Archive | TMQ

TMQ: Where Did that Quote Come From?

Interesting thoughts from Gregg Easterbrook on the world of unnamed sources to quotes: Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid, and Anonymous People Don’t Complain About Quotes: In an era plagued by what Stephen Colbert memorably called “truthiness,” increasingly, public speakers quote people or sources who mysteriously lack names. In Barack Obama’s speech on the Afghan war, the president […]

TMQ: Is Football Hurting Boys Chances in College?

  The opening thoughts from Gregg Easterbrook’s TMQ article this week are somewhat provocative: Here are two facts about our busy world: Fact 1: Enthusiasm for football has never been higher — not just for the NFL, but with young boys and teens. Participation in prep football has increased 21 percent in the past 20 […]

Thoughts from TMQ: 4 October

Fun non-football bits from Gregg Easterbrook’s Tuesday Morning Quarterback 4 October column on ESPN.com. (find the whole thing here): ———————————- Disclaimer of the Week: Reader Steve Seiferheld of Haddonfield, N.J., writes, “I drink Lactaid brand milk, whose formula is good for we who are lactose intolerant. On the packaging it says, ‘Allergen warning: contains milk.’ […]

Thoughts from TMQ: 27 Sept

Fun non-football bits from Gregg Easterbrook’s Tuesday Morning Quarterback 27 September column on ESPN.com. (find the whole thing here): ———————————- Bad Predictions Watch: Reader Tyler Smith of Zionsville, Ind., notes students at Hamilton College tracked a year’s worth of predictions by political pundits, and found the average pundit no more accurate than a coin flip. […]

Thoughts from (Last Week’s) TMQ

Running a week behind again on my reading of Gregg Easterbrook’s Tuesday Morning Quarterback column on ESPN.com, so just getting to the entirety of last week’s TMQ. The football pieces are old news now, but here are my favorite non-NFL pieces (find the whole thing here): ———————————- On Christmas Creep: Christmas Creep: Reader Jill Andvik […]

Thoughts from (Last Week’s) TMQ

A little behind on my reading of Gregg Easterbrook’s Tuesday Morning Quarterback column on ESPN.com, so just getting to the entirety of last week’s TMQ. The football pieces are old news now, but here are my favorite non-NFL pieces (find the whole thing here): ———————————- On New York Times corrections: New York Times Corrections on […]

Thoughts from TMQ

Since I am absolutely devoted to reading (eventually) the entirety of Gregg Easterbrook’s Tuesday Morning Quarterback column on ESPN.com, I thought I’d share some of my favorite non-NFL bits each week. Below are my favorites, you can read the football parts and other miscellany here. (I prefer the image-free version here.) This week is also […]